Nominees Sought for Society Leadership

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 22 February, 2011 – The IEEE Computer Society Nominations Committee is seeking nominations of qualified candidates for Society leadership. The deadline is 25 March.
Candidates are sought for the following positions: 
• 2012 President-elect, to serve as 2013 president
• 1st Vice President, to serve a one-year term in 2012
• 2nd Vice President, to serve a one-year term in 2012
• Seven Board of Governors positions to serve a three-year term in 2012-2014
President-elect, first and second vice president must hold member grades or higher in IEEE and have been Computer Society members for the preceding three years. Board of Governors members must be members of the Computer Society.
The following information will be required by the Nominations Committee for each candidate by Friday, 25 March 2011: Name (as it should appear on all election materials), business title/position, business name and address, preferred and mobile phone numbers, email address.
Please include a brief personal biography not to exceed 350 words describing support for all IEEE and IEEE-CS activities, as well as other professional volunteer activities. Explain the candidate's strengths and how these strengths would contribute to an IEEE-CS leadership position. A statement of candidacy not longer than 300 words should also be included, explaining why the candidate desires to serve in a IEEE-CS leadership position.
Please send any proposed candidates to with a cc to Individuals can submit their names for more than one position. For more details, visit
Nominations will be reviewed by the 2011 Nominations Committee: James D. Isaak (chair), Pierre Bourque, Elizabeth L. Burd, Dejan Milojicic, Itaru Mimura, and John Walz. The final candidate slate will be approved by the Computer Society Board of Governors on 27 May 2011.

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